To be the recognized leader in shaping long term care.
OLTCA, as a voice of long term care, provides trusted leadership in influencing and shaping public policy and perception to enable the potential of long term care for the success of those who live and work in LTC homes in Ontario.
VALUES - Our shared behavioral commitments
OPERATING PRINCIPLES - Our beliefs about how we conduct our business
We believe in:
STANDARDS OF CONDUCT - Our beliefs about how our members conduct their business
- Effective communication that supports stakeholder input into, and evaluation of, our decision-making and actions
- Building stakeholder awareness and consensus
- Representing the overall interest of our membership in a professional, consistent and transparent manner
- Developing and advocating strategies that successfully position our sector and support our membership
- Developing and presenting innovative and workable solutions that support sustainability and growth of the long term care sector
Active members of OLTCA believe in their responsibilities to:
Residents and Families
Provide resident and family centered care and services required by legislation and uphold and promote the Residents’ Bill of Rights as set out in the Nursing Homes Act, RSO 1990.
Community and Society
Actively cooperate and collaborate with colleagues, other health care providers, professionals, suppliers and groups and individuals in the communities we serve.
Recognize the skills and knowledge of our employees and provide opportunities for their development to meet the needs of our residents.
Comply with relevant municipal, provincial and federal legislation and regulations governing the long term care sector and work toward improvement and changes where needed.
Provide a safe, responsible and respectful environment for residents, families, employees and the communities we serve.
Be accountable and responsible in managing the investment that has been made in our facilities.